Eden-Monaro voters turn out in droves to pre-poll centres

Around 28 per cent of Eden-Monaro voters have already cast their ballot ahead of this weekend's federal election.

Pre-poll numbers for the various voting centres across the electorate are being updated daily by the Australian Electoral Commission.

Since pre-polling opened on April 29 up to and including May 15, 29,959 people have already voted in Eden-Monaro.

That figure includes 10,354 at just the Queanbeyan pre-poll voting centre.

In Bega, where the polling booths have only been open since May 6, 3096 people have already cast their vote - an average of 344 a day - with similar numbers at Merimbula and Narooma, 3647 at Cooma, 3280 at Tumut, 2717 at Yass and 1007 at Jindabyne.

In the 2016 federal election there were 107,817 enrolled voters with a 93.55 per cent turnout.

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